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The NHPRT encompasses a community of people committed to providing a healing place for horses requiring rehabilitation, new beginnings and growth.

They work hard to rehome and rehabilitate slaughter-bound, emancipated and neglected horses.

The trust also adopts the horses out to new lifetime homes with ongoing support to the new owners.

NHPRT-horse-IMG_3589The NHPRT’s mission is to make a difference in the equine world through rescuing, educational programs and Equine Facilitated Therapy bringing horses and people together.

While very rewarding, it is an expensive endeavour and the group needs to do a lot of fundraising to enable them to keep giving these horses the very best medical attention they deserve.

Part of that fundraising will take place this weekend at the The National Horse and Pony Rescue Trust’s Family Fun Day.

The day will have a jumping castle, fairy floss, a cake stall and sausage sizzle, raffles, give-aways and much more, including a visit from Sponge Bob, Peppa Pig and Dorothy the Dinosaur.

The Rescue is a registered charity looking for volunteers, sponsors and donations from the public to help rehabilitate these lovely horses.

NHPRT-horse-IMG_0993Aspiring to develop rescue centres around Australia, The National Horse and Pony Rescue Trust is constantly looking for volunteers and beneficiaries to help make this aspiration possible.

If you can help in any way, whether it be a gold coin donation, fostering or adopting a horse or pony, or by providing a property to operate from, please contact Trust president Kylie 0416 739 528 or visit them on Facebook.

The event runs from 8am to 2pm at 1/19 Villiers Drive, Currumbin.


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